In recent news, Miss Wales has been hospitalized after she sustained serious injuries. It is reported that she met with a car crash in her home country. Known as Darcey Corria, she was involved in an accident in Bridgend, South Wales on Thursday, January 19, 2023. The news was shared through a statement on Saturday. Sources confirm that the beauty queen is currently receiving treatment for multiple injuries. Her well-wishers have gotten saddened to learn about her accident. Get all the details related to the matter in the article below.
According to reports, Darcey Corria was a representative for Miss Wales. She belonged to the town of Barry. As mentioned, she was met with a deadly accident that resulted in her neck and pelvis getting broken. A statement was released in which it was said that the 21-year-old beauty queen and black rights advocate is in the University Hospital of Wales being treated for multiple injuries which included a broken pelvis and two breaks to bones in her neck. The representative said that Darcey is receiving much love and support from her close family and is expected to make a full recovery.
What Happened To Darcey Corria?
It is coming forward that the accident happened four months before Darcey was all prepared to compete in the upcoming 71st annual Miss World pageant in May. Taking to Instagram, the official Miss Wales Instagram told its followers on Saturday that while the accident will have an immediate impact on Darcey’s preparation for Miss World in May. The team went on to write that they are hopeful and confident that she will still be able to fly the flag for Wales thanks to her own personal determination, the love and support of her family, and, the incredible team of medics at UHW.
Talking about Darcey, she is mixed race and has Jamaican heritage. Besides, she is an advocate for Black rights. According to an article the BBC published in May 2022, Darcey was actively involved in anti-racism legislation in Wales. When she was crowned Miss Wales, Darcey had shared a post on Instagram where she wrote that history had been made. Adding further, she wrote that she hopes that her crowning moment shows little girls that they too can take up space and have their dreams come true. Reports confirm that Darcey is the first person of color to be crowned Miss Wales since 1997. Stay tuned to this space for more updates.